How to Remove “SYMRTINS.EXE”

What is SYMRTINS.EXE?

SYMRTINS.EXE is a legitimate file process developed by Symantec Corporation. This process is known as Symantec TootInstaller Module and it belongs to LiveUpdate. You can locate the file in C:\Documents and Settings.

The virus is created by malware authors and is named after SYMRTINS.EXE file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with SYMRTINS.EXE malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SYMRTINS.EXE malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the SYMRTINS.EXE file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Documents and Settings, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SYMRTINS.EXE  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove SYMRTINS.EXE malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove SYMRTINS.EXE  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 September 2010 at 7:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 7d82fddc17e5b0eb
1548bcf0d53d354b
1f6016e0
64add203859e39e3
d119266d53ffba82
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 3.2.0.43 3.2.0.43 Russian Federation N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable e31e453e87ef7d80
711b82ead8c8766f
bf1223a4
917efe3572316ef1
ec0cc5020bc7ca14
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.1.0.99 3.1.0.99 India N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 6ee31d6cdf258b62
314fcdd04a53e3ab
9ea814cc
7859811c7b9e8d6d
3c782a288f964f46
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 3.1.0.80 3.1.0.80 Pakistan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 March 2009 at 3:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 7d6038e7d518c695
71ec4a0336caeeff
9ebc0e3f
43b0fb21fd5fec0b
211eb76bd3c1cd87
Yes 3.2.0.30 3.2.0.30 Internal Submission
2 Symantec Corporation Executable aac8a7706b890acb
c8680aa731354e7d
81dafc7f
94e734ecaec4b9cc
96f756e527dcad57
Yes 3.2.0.41 3.2.0.41 Internal Submission
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 115c1f22fc13c903
39544f98848c9449
a35d7c85
58168e50b96e4b4d
8a9355e220847177
Yes 3.1.0.99 3.1.0.99 India
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 115c1f22fc13c903
39544f98848c9449
a35d7c85
58168e50b96e4b4d
8a9355e220847177
Yes 3.1.0.99 3.1.0.99 Internal Submission
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